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Poster: lobster12 Date: Jan 10, 2013 8:26am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: John belushi

Looking to get some clarification if possible. I saw an article that mentioned he sang lead vocals on Good Morning Little School Girl at the Capitol Theatre in 1980. I saw the set lists and there is no mention of the Dead doing that tune. Only thing I could find was Belushi on background vocals and cart wheels for US blues. Was GMLSG performed by John at a different show? Just curious because I'd like to see how he did on that tune.

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Poster: stratocaster Date: Jan 10, 2013 8:51am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: John belushi

03-30-1980 he sang on the encore, which was US Blues

The Dead played on Saturday Night Live in 1980, but I believe that they played Alabama Getaway and One More Saturday Night, they may have played Casey Jones...

perhaps they did a bunch of coke and played it in a hotel room later that night...

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Poster: RBNW....new and improved! Date: Jan 10, 2013 3:20pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: John belushi

cartwheels....dont forget the cartwheels!

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Poster: RBNW....new and improved! Date: Jan 10, 2013 3:20pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: John belushi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYU1GCIfwfo

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Poster: stratocaster Date: Jan 10, 2013 8:51am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: John belushi

the interweb claims that GMLSG was played at Capital Theatre on 04-02-1980 with Belushi and the Dead, a show which does not exist, Schoolgirl was not performed by the Dead from 1972-1987 (don't think they did it at Melk Weg) I could be off a year or two...

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Poster: lobster12 Date: Jan 10, 2013 11:31am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: John belushi

Thanks Strat.

I got this off Ackroyd's bio..

Early in the incarnation of the Blues Brothers, Belushi joined the Grateful Dead on stage on April 2, 1980, for a rendition of "Good Morning Little School Girl" at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, N.J (coinciding with the Dead performing on SNL that weekend). Belushi sang the part usually carried by the late Dead band member "Pigpen."

Looks like the wikipedia fraud Gods strike again.

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Poster: Skobud Date: Jan 10, 2013 11:29am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: John belushi

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Poster: snori Date: Jan 11, 2013 11:45am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: John belushi

Hey Skobud - off subject but I wanted to thank you for the rec on Buddy Guy's Stone Crazy. It arrived a couple of days ago, and it's a joy.

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Poster: Skobud Date: Jan 11, 2013 3:53pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: John belushi

O shit that's great man...I'm glad yer diggin' it. I Smell a Rat is one of the hottest opening tunes on any album, any genre imo. Shit really blows me away every listen. I think it's one of the best Blues sessions ever laid down.

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Poster: mklsgl Date: Jan 10, 2013 12:39pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: John belushi

NYE 1978 Winterland. The Blues Brothers opened but as far as I know they did not perform GMLSG.

This post was modified by mklsgl on 2013-01-10 20:39:43

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Poster: Jack o' Roses Date: Jan 10, 2013 11:23am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: John belushi

Remember what Thomas Jefferson said, "everything we read on the internet must be taken as the literal truth." (He also said that we can quote him on that...).

However, I ask, might that have been a Blues Brothers show?

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Poster: RBNW....new and improved! Date: Jan 10, 2013 2:26pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: John belushi

that would mean that it was Jefferson that invented the internet and not Al Gore??